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Table 1 Top 10 most cited articles from 2000 to 2014

From: Acupuncture therapy for drug addiction

Title First author Source title Publication year Total citations
Acupuncture: An evidence-based review of the clinical literature [90] Mayer DJ Annual Review of Medicine 2000 87
A randomized controlled trial of auricular acupuncture for cocaine dependence [10] Avants SK Archives of Internal Medicine 2000 67
Acupuncture for the treatment of cocaine addiction—a randomized controlled trial [61] Margolin A Journal of the American Medical Association 2002 66
Clinical research on acupuncture: Part l. What have reviews of the efficacy and safety of acupuncture told us so far? [91] Birch S Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2004 64
Peripheral neuropathy: Pathogenic mechanisms and alternative therapies [92] Head, Kathleen A Alternative Medicine Review 2006 50
Acupuncture and related interventions for smoking cessation [78] White AR Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006 43
A large randomized placebo controlled study of auricular acupuncture for alcohol dependence [16] Bullock ML Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 2002 41
Peripheral electric stimulation inhibits morphine-induced place preference in rats [75] Wang B; Luo, F NeuroReport 2000 39
Acupuncture in clinical neurology [67] Rabinstein AA Neurologist 2003 37
Traditional Chinese medicine in treatment of opiate addiction [93] Shi, Jie Acta Pharmacologica Sinica 2006 34